November 2018

Electric Bass

ARTICLES

Island Instruments Unveils the Traveller Bass

November 13, 2018
The goal was to design a lightweight, compact bass that blends modern features and ergonomics with vintage feel and tone.
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Cort Expands GB Series with the GB54P Bass

October 25, 2018
The GB54P has vintage-style features including an alder body, VTB-P pickup, and 9.45” fretboard radius.
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Elrick Unveils the Icon Bass

October 25, 2018
The Gold Series bass has a bolt-on neck construction with a body that features a heel-less design.
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Fender Launches Modern Squier Offerings with New Contemporary Series Electric Guitars and Basses

July 13, 2018
The additions include 4- and 5-string Active Jazz Basses, and a new Jazzmaster model.
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Warwick Releases the RockBass Corvette Taranis

June 30, 2018
The bass features an ash body, maple neck with wenge fingerboard, Warwick Just a Nut III Tedur nut, active EMG DC35 soapbar pickups, and active 2-way electronics.
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Reverend Guitars Unveils the Meshell Ndegeocello Fellowship Bass

June 28, 2018
A portion of the proceeds will go to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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Fender Introduces the Player Series

June 19, 2018
The series includes Alnico pickups for all models, updated body radii, 22 fret necks, and upgraded bridges.
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Warwick Unveils the Masterbuilt Streamer Stage I LTD and Teambuilt Streamer LX LTD Basses

May 24, 2018
All the LTD 2018 models can be ordered as four- or five-string basses in both fretted or fretless varieties.
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Cort Introduces the 5-string A5 Plus SCFF Bass

March 19, 2018
The A5 Plus SCFF’s fanned frets form the foundation of this 34" to 35.5" multi-scale instrument.
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G&L Introduces the CLF Research L-2000 Bass

March 5, 2018
The new bass is a fully modern "2k" that pays homage to its roots with classic details.
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Balaguer Guitars Releases the Hyperion Bass

February 27, 2018
Pulling aesthetics from Ryan “Fluff” Bruce’s signature model Hyperion guitar, the Hyperion Bass has a slightly thicker body to evenly balance the weight and a 35″ scale.
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Warwick Unveils 2018 Bass Lineup

February 7, 2018
The new models includes Custom Shop Masterbuilt Idolmaker models, Streamer Stage I LTD, Streamer LX LTD, and more.
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Ernie Ball Music Man Launches the Expression Tremolo Pedal and Updates the the StingRay4 and StingRay5

January 28, 2018
Updated improvements include an enhanced contour that is rounded for more comfort, a sculpted neck joint, and streamlined bridge and saddles.
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Spector Bass Launches the Bantam 4

January 25, 2018
A short-scale bass with the classic NS body shape.
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Fodera Unveils the 35th Anniversary Monarch Deluxe and Masterbuilt Art Deco

January 18, 2018
The Monarch uses a proprietary Fodera/Seymour Duncan Dual-Coil pickups and Dovetail neck joint.
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Fender Releases the American Original Series

January 16, 2018
A collection of new instruments based on some of Leo's most classic designs.
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Yamaha Releases the TRBX604FM and TRBX605FM Basses

January 16, 2018
Two new additions to the TRBX series.
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Cort Introduces the B6 Plus AS Bass

December 29, 2017
The company adds a new 6-string, open-pore model to its Artisan Series.
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Warwick RockBass Corvette Basic 8 Review

December 18, 2017
We are entering brave new territory here, and the chime-y goodness emanating from the Basic 8 was a treat even before I plugged in.
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Xotic Releases the XJPRO-1 5-String ProVintage Series Bass

December 5, 2017
The basses feature active/passive electronics, Hipshot tuners, and handwound Raw Vintage USA pickups.
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